Oktibbeha Co. murder trial continued

STARKVILLE — The trial of an Oktibbeha County woman charged with murder has been continued because a witness was unavailable.

Leslie Sharp was charged with murder for the shooting death of 20-year-old Christopher Cole of Mathiston in November 2008 on a rural road in northeastern Oktibbeha County.

The Starkville Daily News reports the new trial date is Nov. 1 in Oktibbeha County Circuit Court.

The Associated Press

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